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Black Excellence Revue Returns to The Second City

Black Excellence Revue Returns to The Second City

The 2024 Black Excellence Revue, titled Black By Popular Demand, is a groundbreaking comedy experience presented by The Second City. Back to banish the winter blues and fill the Windy City with laughter and good vibes, this show opens February 9, 2024, and runs through May 25, 2024.

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Bob Curry Fellows 2023/2024

Bob Curry Fellows 2023/2024

Established in 2014 and named for the first African-American to join The Second City's resident company, the Bob Curry Fellowship has proven to be a significant initiative to nurture talent and foster diversity in the comedy industry. Offering an in-depth 15-week master program that enables qualifying actors, improvisers, music directors, and stage managers of color to train at The Second City.

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